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Hogge


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I shoot alot of my own photos but am interested in buying some shots from local pros. What market price seems fair for the following sets:

Often-Published Pro, 1 shot.
Often-Published Pro, 5 shots.
Often-Published Pro, 10 shots.
Often-Published Pro, 20 shots.
New pro, 1 shot.
New pro, 5 shots.
New pro, 10 shots.
New Pro, 20 shots.

Any comments about how you come to suggested pricing would be greatly appreciated. Thanks! --john


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Not enough info provided.

First, a professional photographer will set his price.

If the price is something you're willing to pay and like the shot, you buy it.

How often someone has been published shouldn't make much difference on what you are willing to pay for a print. A print is about how much you line the photo from an art or visual point of view.

I've license over 100 stock images for Editorial articles via a stock library this year. Most the shots were not what I consider great photography, they were general stock shots that helped the article along.

The image below is one example. The user paid more than what a climbing magazine pays for a good climbing photo.



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Guangzhou, I can have much better discussons with the local photographers, and arrive at fairer prices for both parties, if I start with some idea of market price. What does a climbing mag pay for a good climbing photo? Thanks, --John


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Guangzhou, I can have much better discussons with the local photographers, and arrive at fairer prices for both parties, if I start with some idea of market price. What does a climbing mag pay for a good climbing photo? Thanks, --John

As stated before, not enough information.

Image side, display, how long do you want the license for, exclusive non-exclusive, maybe royalty free. Model reached or not.

Magazine Rates, head over to the climbing mag's website and check their contributors page for the "standard rate."

Go to stock library like Alamy or Getty, find a similar photo and punch it in the price calculator they have on the site.

Example click on calculate price from the link below.
http://www.alamy.com/...%3d%26customgeoip%3d


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Editorial (magazine) rates won't tell you much here.

The going rate for climbing guidebook images in the US is somewhere between $50-$150 each depending on the size of the image used, and regardless of how many images you get from one photographer and regardless of their experience level. Be prepared to offer more for the right cover.

Good luck on your book


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Hogge wrote:
I shoot alot of my own photos but am interested in buying some shots from local pros. What market price seems fair for the following sets:

Often-Published Pro, 1 shot.
Often-Published Pro, 5 shots.
Often-Published Pro, 10 shots.
Often-Published Pro, 20 shots.
New pro, 1 shot.
New pro, 5 shots.
New pro, 10 shots.
New Pro, 20 shots.

Any comments about how you come to suggested pricing would be greatly appreciated. Thanks! --john

Hey John, as a former Texas climber, I'm just interested in where your upcoming guidebook is of?


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